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putting up a front

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present participle of put up a front

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to take on a false or deceptive appearance
  • Though she put up a front, I could tell her feelings were hurt.

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“Putting up a front.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/putting%20up%20a%20front. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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